27 May 1949

Scope and Content

On accommodation for Taqui's family in August, Oscar being unwell, visitors not coming, Roger's engagement and him since being turned down, bad state of business in Aleppo and the hospital, the future being unsettling, envying her grandsons, Ursula and her granddaughter, wet weather, Grace coming on a visit, the Ransomes not taking the house in Essex and Arthur Ransome's French translations.